TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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Alternative formsEdit

  • (when used as a head Chinese radical)

EtymologyEdit

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艸
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 140 +0, 6 strokes, cangjie input 山山 (UU), X山山 (XUU), four-corner 22447)

  1. grass
  2. KangXi radical 140

Usage notesEdit

In the Kangxi Dictionary there are 1,902 characters (out of 40,000) that use this radical, making it the most commonly used radical.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1017, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 30638
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1475, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 5, page 3172, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+8278

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping cou2, Yale chou2)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ tsháu, Guangdong ts'au3; ts'au3, ts'o3 [Hailu, Siyan], Hagfa Pinyim cau3, co3)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

ReadingsEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(cho) (hangeul , revised cho, McCune-Reischauer ch'o, Yale cho)


MandarinEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin cǎo (cao3), Wade-Giles ts'ao3)

  1. grass

Usage notesEdit

The character is now used for this sense.


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ chhó (chho2), TLPA tshó (tsho2))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thảo, tháu)

Last modified on 14 April 2014, at 17:30